Skip to comments.State Department: Mexican Drug Cartel Activity Is ‘Consistent With’ Terrorism
Posted on 10/18/2011 8:12:41 AM PDT by opentalk
Actions by Mexican drug cartels are consistent with what the U.S. would consider to be terrorism or insurgency in other parts of the world, a State Department official told lawmakers on Thursday.
I do acknowledge that many of the facts on the ground, the things that are being done by those organizations, are consistent with what we would call either terrorism or insurgency in other countries, William Brownfield told a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on emerging threats and security in the western hemisphere.
Brownfield, assistant secretary at the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, was responding to a question from Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.), chairman of the Foreign Affairs western hemisphere subcommittee.
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Its like having Afghanistan on the border. I would say Iran but that would be a step up.
So is arming them.
Sooooo.....what was the giveaway, State Department?? When they started BEHEADING PEOPLE???
Making the sale or purchase of illegal drugs material support of terrorism?
SWAT ‘em in the WOT.
Next to the economy, THIS and illegal immigration in its entirety needs to be the ISSUE of this election cycle, period.
From UK media
For most Americans it is hard to understand the level of brutality consuming many regions in Mexico now.
The level of violence between warring drug-trafficking cartels has been compared to terrorism, with one former DEA officer saying: 'I think they make al Qaeda look tame in terms of what they do.'
Question: Then what would the people who arm those terrorists be called?
Answer: The Eric Holder Justice Department
So they can use this as a justification to move against guns.
If the government of another nation supplied organized crime with 2000 assault weapons, leading to the deaths of 200 Americans, then our troops would be occupying that nation’s capital right now. And the leaders of that nation would be hunted down and killed or placed on trial. So how is it OK for the USA to do this?
And how can we claim to be leading the world in the war on terror when we do the same to our neighbor to the south?
Don't forget to give due credit to the policies that keep the prices of those drugs artificially inflated.
Why no blizzards of UAV’s on the border? Or AC-130’s?
We should hear gun-fire nightly.
so our administration supported terrorism with guns, ammunition and grenades.
Sounds like treason to me
IMHO, we are going to continue this cranial copulation until they find a mass grave on OUR side of the border.
Then it may be Peoples Militia of (Insert Border State Name Here) getting the job done.
Which makes arming them state-sponsored terrorism.
Because Mexico isn't powerful enough to come here and hunt down the criminals who did this to them.
>IMHO, we are going to continue this cranial copulation until they find a mass grave on OUR side of the border.
>Then it may be Peoples Militia of (Insert Border State Name Here) getting the job done.
Yep; of course there’s a bit more that said states can do — a single one can force the issue:
>Which makes arming them state-sponsored terrorism.
Indeed it does; and that was the justification for removing Saddam, no?
So then, if we apply the same logic, it is justification for removing our own government...
in fact, the law says it is our responsibility (”duty”) to do so: http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/organiclaws.txt
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